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The old town crier of Drama, the capital of Eastern Macedonia, has out-cried Turk, Bulgar and Greek occupations There being no "extras," his mission is to keep people posted on local news. The fountain (to the right) is in the principal square. In 1914 the town boasted a population of 25,000, of which 4,000 died of hunger and disease under Bulgarian rule.

The old town crier of Drama, the capital of Eastern Macedonia, has out...

Photographs show town crier and other people in a town square in Drama, Eastern Macedonia, Greece. Illus. in: "Snaps of Macedonia," Travel. New York : Robert McBride & Company, 1920, vol. 35, no. 1, p. 13. Titl... More

Even the humblest peasants have their vines and make their casks of wine in the open, treading the grapes with their bare feet : San Marino

Even the humblest peasants have their vines and make their casks of wi...

Illus. in: "Our littlest ally," The National geographic magazine. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, 1918, vol. 34, no. 2, p. 156. Title from item.

With the three great towers of this little republic ever in view, the Sammarinese plowman wends his way

With the three great towers of this little republic ever in view, the ...

Illustration shows man with oxen drawn plow with Monte Titano in the distance. Illus. in: "Our littlest ally," The National geographic magazine. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, 1918, vol. 34, no... More

Prosperous peasants ride down from the mountains on donkeys to purchase flour brought into Macedonia by the American Food Administration

Prosperous peasants ride down from the mountains on donkeys to purchas...

Photograph shows man tying bundles to a donkey with other men and a boy standing nearby. Illus. in: "Snaps of Macedonia," Travel. New York : Robert McBride & Company, 1920, vol. 35, no. 1, p. 11. Title from item.

The square of Kavalla holds a mixed crowd of humanity - Greeks, Turks, Vlacks and Jews In Kavalla there were formerly nearly 16,000 workmen but when the Bulgarians took the town they treated the Greeks with such cruelty - stripping the town and giving flour only to the Turks - that when the Greeks reoccupied the place there were only 1,000, the rest having died of starvation or being held in Bulgaria as hostages.

The square of Kavalla holds a mixed crowd of humanity - Greeks, Turks,...

Illus. in: "Snaps of Macedonia," Travel. New York : Robert McBride & Company, 1920, vol. 35, no. 1, p. 13. Title from item.

[Queen Marie of Romania, in traditional Romanian dress, visiting peasants in the region of Pitesti]

[Queen Marie of Romania, in traditional Romanian dress, visiting peasa...

Illus. in: "Queen Santa Claus," Good housekeeping. New York : International Magazine Co., 1919, vol. 69, December, p. 16. Title devised by Library staff.

Emptying wine casks at the gate of Serravale [i.e. Serravalle]: San Marino

Emptying wine casks at the gate of Serravale [i.e. Serravalle]: San Ma...

Illustration shows men seated on barrels in an oxen-drawn cart. Illus. in: "Our littlest ally," The National geographic magazine. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, 1918, vol. 34, no. 2, p. 140. Ti... More

Italy's spirit unbroken / exclusive from Alice Rohe.

Italy's spirit unbroken / exclusive from Alice Rohe.

Images relating to World War I in Italy. One image shows Italian soldiers seated in a outdoor theater watching a performance. Two other images depict Italians laying flowers at the foot of a Statue of Victor Em... More